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Demand Side Management

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The evolution of the electricity industry in India has been supply oriented. Demand Side measures have been elaborated in detail in the Energy Conservation Act of 2001. The Energy Conservation ... More


The Reform of Treaty Revision Procedures: The European Convention on the Future of Europ e

Lars Hoffmann and Anna Vergés‐bausili

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the European Convention (the European Convention on the Future of Europe) within the process of constitutional reform in the EU, with an emphasis on the institutionalization of treaty ... More


At the Point of a Larger Conflict

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the existence of support for the AHRB during its struggle for recognition and acceptance. In January 22, 2003, the White Paper on the Future of Higher Education created uproar. ... More


The Virtues of Long-Term Commitment: Australia’s Future Fund

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142296
eISBN:
9781400846511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter presents the first case study, looking past the geopolitical concerns that have plagued sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and focusing on the competing domestic political interests embedded ... More


Some Kind of Advance Guard

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0055
Subject:
Music, Popular

The track “Sun Ra and His Arkestra—Sun Song” is perhaps a pretentious, or at least curious, billing for a jazz LP, particularly when one is reminded that it was initially recorded around ten years ... More


The Future of the Comic Book Movie

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This final section summarizes the key points raised in the book, while anticipating the future of the comic book movie.


Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Georgia Levenson Keohane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, ... More


Market, Class, and Employment

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Drawing on a range of employee and employer surveys, this study presents an examination of the conditions, attitudes, and experiences of British employees over the last twenty years. Based on the ... More


NATO and the Nuclear Revolution: A Crisis of Credibility 1966–67

Helga Haftendorn

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280033
eISBN:
9780191684333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280033.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book deals with the crucially important NATO crises of 1966–7 — a period when a number of issues which had been developing for some time within NATO came to a head. The book concentrates on the ... More


INTRODUCTION: THE NOTION OF A TEMPORAL BIAS

Ingmar Persson

in The Retreat of Reason: A dilemma in the philosophy of life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276905
eISBN:
9780191603198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276900.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter introduces two temporal biases which will be discussed in part III of the book: the bias towards the near (future) and the bias towards the future. It also analyses the irrationality of ... More


The Unexpected: Narrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise

Mark Currie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748676293
eISBN:
9780748684465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a study of unexpected events in narrative, fiction and life. It explores theoretical writings on the subject of surprise, and its broader context in the philosophy of time, and demonstrates ... More


Hopkins and Oxford

Daniel Brown

in Hopkins' Idealism: Philosophy, Physics, Poetry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183532
eISBN:
9780191674051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183532.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the role of Oxford University in the maturation of the philosophical thought of English poet and priest Gerald Manley Hopkins. It suggests that Hopkins' philosophical ... More


The Big Idea

Daniel Brown

in Hopkins' Idealism: Philosophy, Physics, Poetry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183532
eISBN:
9780191674051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183532.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines English poet Gerald Manley Hopkins' conception of the ‘the Idea’. It suggests that though his concept was based on the Hegelian dialectic, it is not tied to the progressive ... More


The Gambia

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Gambia (population 1.55 million people) is a country in Western Africa that covers an area of 11, 300 km2. Just one organization provides palliative care services in Gambia, Future Care Hospice. It ... More


Accounting for Asymmetry?

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Offers a final proposal on the two questions of the question of why death is bad, and whether it is worse than prenatal non‐existence (the asymmetry thesis); it is concerned with whether there are ... More


Appropriate Attitudes Toward Nonexistence

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Considers how one should deal with death, given what makes it bad, and worse than prenatal non‐existence. An evaluation is made of the three main types of factors discussed in Ch. 4 that play a part ... More


Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics

Ariel Colonomos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190603649
eISBN:
9780190638474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603649.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In an age of uncertainty, those who can anticipate revolution, the outbreak of wars, or which states might default are much in demand. The marketplace of ideas about the future is huge, and includes ... More


The World Is Your Lab: You Need a Notebook to Converse with Yourself

Luis Perez-Breva and Nick Fuhrer

in Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035354
eISBN:
9780262336680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035354.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

To derive benefit from documentation when you have only a hunch, you must dispense with the notion that documentation is just record keeping. Capture your thoughts without regard for being wrong; our ... More


Introduction

James L. Marsh and Anna J. Brown

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction contains a biography of Berrigan’s life, brief descriptions of each chapter in the book, a reflection on the inter-relationships and implications of each chapter, and future ... More


‘Brighter futures, greener lives’: children and young people in uk sustainable development policy

Bethan Evans and Emma-Jay Honeyford

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In this chapter we analyse the ways in which young people are positioned in sustainable development policy. Given the emphasis on the future in policy engagements with young people, analysing the ... More


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